Chef’d & Paper Mart: 12 Days of Sweets [Full Recipes]

Paper Mart is so excited about our collaboration with the team at Chef’d to bring their customers “12 Days of Sweets” baking kits. Keep reading to see all 12 delicious and festive treats that are perfect to share at any holiday gathering.


12 Days of Sweets


Visit Chef’d’s 12 Days of Sweets collection to purchase a kit today. Be sure to also check out all the Paper Mart food packaging featured in these kits to share these yummy sweets with friends and family! 


12 Days of Sweets1) Ginger Molasses Cookies Sandwiches

This holiday treat combines two quintessential holiday flavors – gingerbread and eggnog. The chewy ginger molasses cookie will warm you right up with its combination of spices, molasses, and brown sugar. If you’re in the holiday giving spirit, Chef’d also includes a twinkling ornament printed gable box & food tissue for you to wrap up these treats and gift away. Click here to see the ingredients & recipe.


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2) Snowflake Cookies

This festive treat is just as much fun to make as it is to eat. Buttery sugar cookies and a cloud of sweet, airy, buttercream set the stage for you and your loved ones to have a blast. No two snowflakes are the same and with a few drops of blue food coloring and fun white sprinkles, you can decorate each snowflake cookie to be as unique as you. This recipe creates an abundance of cookies and pretty candy cane cello bags with red bows to share as gifts!


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3) Pistachio Cherry Biscotti

Festive colors and bright flavors shine through in every bite of our take on this buttery, classic Italian cookie that is studded with tangy dried cherries and savory roasted pistachios. With its colors, unique texture and delicious flavors, this cookie stands out during a cookie swap and makes a great homemade gift. Paper Mart’s leaves & berries gable box with food tissue is paired with this recipe, making it easy to share at your next holiday get together.


12 Days of Sweets

4) Strawberry Linzer Cookies

Classic Linzer cookies are festive and infinitely adaptable! Our spin on the traditional treat has a layer of strawberry jam between two buttery shortbread cookies, and a drizzle of white chocolate over the top. Beautiful and effortless, they’re one of the best cookies to give away as gifts or to bring to any cookie swap. Share these tasty cookies by packaging them in an alpine sweater print gable box with food tissue.


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5) Peppermint Bark

This easy peppermint bark combines the nostalgia and delicious flavor of candy canes with two types of chocolate. Doesn’t chocolate make everything better? Sweet and rich with a perfect crunch, it’s amazing how easy and quick this is to make, and how quickly it will disappear from the table. With a festive printed snowbirds gable box and food tissue, this festive treat makes the perfect homemade gift.


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6) Snowball Fight Cookies

These traditional cookies will bring the whimsy and fun of a snowball fight right to your kitchen. Buttery, almond-scented shortbread are rolled in powdered sugar not once, but twice, and result in a cookie that melts in your mouth. If possible, save some to share and carry these yummy snowballs to your holiday gathering in Paper Mart’s festive gable box.


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7) Chocolate Hazelnut Rugelach

The magic of rugelach is in its balance of flavors and textures. A flaky and slightly savory cream cheese crust that gives way to a sweet, irresistible filling. While traditional rugelach is filled with jam and dried fruit, our spin is filled with a decadent and addicting chocolate hazelnut spread. Share this delicious homemade treat as a gift with festive Christmas tree cello bags.


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8) Creamy Marshmallow and Nut Fudge

Move over, holiday cookies – this fudge is what dreams are made of! Two types of chocolate, evaporated milk and marshmallow cream make each bite creamy and rich. While the roasted chopped peanuts add great texture and flavor. Easy to make and even easier to enjoy! Pack them in snow print cello bags included in this recipe kit to make the perfect holiday gift!


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9) Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Holiday kisses for everyone, no mistletoe required! Paired with Paper Mart’s printed gable box, these peanut butter kisses are even sweeter than smooches by the tree. Rich peanut butter dough is rolled in sugar, baked until golden, and then topped with a chocolate kiss that melts just slightly during those last minutes in the oven. They’re crisp, gooey, and ready in just 20 minutes, making this classic cookie a great addition to any dessert table or the perfect hostess present. 


12 Days of Sweets10) Cranberry and Nut Brittle

Nuts, seeds, and dried cranberries go for a swim in perfectly amber caramel and little hints of flavor come from unexpected fun ingredients. Rich, sweet, tart, with a hint of salt and full of texture, this brittle is an absolute show stopper. Festive and unique, this no-bake dessert comes together in 30 minutes and is perfect for gift giving or bringing to one of your many holiday feasts. Bring them to the feast with Paper Mart’s holiday striped cello bags and pre-tied bows.


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11) Night Before Christmas Cookies

These chewy chocolate espresso cookies may be as dark as night, but they’ll make faces light up with just one bite. Maybe the little caffeine in these sweet treats will help Santa stay wide awake and jolly during his deliveries. This recipe makes an abundance of these delicious cookies, so if you’re in the giving spirit, after saving some for Santa and yourself (of course!) pack the extras in the snowflake print gable box and food tissue to share!


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12) Classic Gingerbread Men Cookies

With their classic flavor and cute-as-can-be shape, what’s not to love about gingerbread men cookies? Spices like ginger, cloves, and cinnamon give this cookie the right amount of warmth, while molasses and brown sugar provide that perfect chewy texture. While the cookies cool, whip up a simple, sweet icing to decorate these treats any way you’d like. Gingerbread cookies always taste best shared with family and friends with a fun flannel printed gable box!



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